Frederick K. Cox International Law Center War Crimes Research Portal
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center War Crimes Research Portal
War Crimes Research Portal

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Web Links for Paramilitary Forces

There are 3 sites catalogued in the category.
Displaying links 1 through 3.
Name: Americas Program
Description: This website is maintained by the Americas Program of the Interhemispheric Resource Center (IRC). Founded in 1979, the IRC is a small but dynamic nonprofit policy studies center whose overarching goal is to help forge a new global affairs agenda for the U.S. government and people-one that makes the United States a more responsible global leader and partner.
Name: Amnesty International
Description: Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights. AI's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. In pursuit of this vision, AI's mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. AI's library has thousands of articles and reports relevant to human rights. Searches for non-government entities or violence reveal numerous reports on paramilitary groups throughout the world. The particular link leads to an annual report on the Colombian paramilitary organizations.
Name: Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
Description: The immediate object of the League is to stop, by appeals to reason and conscience and, if necessary, by appeals to law, the defamation of the Jewish people. Its ultimate purpose is to secure justice and fair treatment to all citizens alike and to put an end forever to unjust and unfair discrimination against and ridicule of any sect or body of citizens. There are various reports dealing with paramilitary groups around the world. The particular link leads to a report where the ADL recommends Anti-Paramilitary Training Laws as a response to domestic terrorism.

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